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No acces to internal HDD after BSOD

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Fubbe, Jan 20, 2015.

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  1. Fubbe

    Fubbe Thread Starter

    Jan 20, 2015
    I have had BSODs once a week the last couple of months. I've simply just reboot my PC and went back to working again. However today, something different happened. I had BSOD, then i rebooted my PC and then i cant see my secondary HDD. I have a SSD 110gb harddrive where windows 64bit is installed. Then i have another internal HDD 600gb harddrive where i keep all my storage (pictures, games, movies etc.)

    I tried to: Right click on computer --> Manage --> Harddisks --> in order to acces the 600gb HDD.. but i cant see it anywhere.
    I literally have NO idea, whats going on. I would love a good answer, please help me, im getting desperate.

    Computer specs:
    12gb ram
    Intel core i7
    1x 110gb SSD, 1x 600gb HDD
    Nvidia GTX 660m

  2. Tanis


    May 29, 2006
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    Hi and welcome to TSG.

    Does the 2nd drive show in the BIOS? When you start up you typically need to press Del or a F key to enter the BIOS setup utility. In there, it should list what drives are attached, have a look and see if both drives are listed.

    Its a possibility that the drive itself has failed and that the BSOD you have been having were a result of that happening. BSODs generally happen for a reason and shouldn't be ignored, certainly not if it is happening regularly.
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